Saigon Co.op takes over Auchan retail system Business

Saigon Co.op takes over Auchan retail system

The Saigon Union of Trading Co-operatives (Saigon Co.op) will take over 18 stores and entire e-commerce retail system of France’s Auchan Retail in Vietnam under a merger and acquisition deal reached between two sides on late June 27.
Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019 Business

Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019

Japanese investment in Vietnam is expected to grow this year, given Japan’s recent initiative to shift investment to Vietnam and other Mekong River nations, as well as free trade agreements (FTA), experts said.
Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
Vietnam ranks 4th in world in consumer confidence in Q4 2018 Business

Vietnam ranks 4th in world in consumer confidence in Q4 2018

Vietnam ranked fourth in the world in its Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) of 122 percentage points (pp) in the final quarter of last year, according to the Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey conducted in collaboration with Nielsen, a global measurement company.